Current Hardwood Floor Types

Are you getting tired of that old, worn out carpet? Switch to hardwood! It’s easier to clean and adds a modern look to your home. This year there are many current hardwood trends that can help make your home feel brand new. Get acquainted with the trendy stains, finishes, and styles. Look for the one that’s best for you and make the most of your upgrade!


Really dark and really light cool tones are in. Now people tend to stray away from warmer red tones. The darkest of dark is a fairly popular hardwood stain. The most popular shades are ebony and espresso.Dark Wood

Grays and white washes are also common. Gray is seen with more high end and fashion forward customers.

Gray wood

White wash is typically seen in a more contemporary way. Ultra blonde stains tends to make a space look larger and more casual.

Ultra Blonde


Satin and matte finishes are the way to go. These days everyone wants everything to be matte and even in hardwood flooring it’s becoming a common trend.Sating and Matte finishes

There’s also wire-brushed hardwood. It adds a weathered and authentic appeal. It gives your floor a subtle texture but the surface remains smooth.

Wire brushed   


Wider planks make your space appear bigger and give it a modern feel. These planks are usually 3 1/4” to 6 inches.Wide Planks

Modern vintage and cottage chic planks in contemporary shades are when old world meets new.Modern Vintage

Simple and natural looking planks are what you would see throughout an entire home. It gives the home a simple layout and offers long-term sustainability.

Simple and natural

If you’re considering installing hardwood floors in your home, contact Abbey Design Center . You can also take a look at the different hardwood that we offer. Call our Sterling office at 703-450-8181 or at our Leesburg office at 703-779-8181 and schedule your appointment today!

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